USDA - Soil Conservation Service
Soil Series: RIDGEBURY
Site Identification #: 90MA023046
Map Unit Symbol: 71B
Lab Pedon #: 2307101
Soil Survey Area #: 023 MLRA: 144A
County Name: Plymouth
Soil Survey Area Name: PLYMOUTH COUNTY, MASSACHUSETTS
Location Description: 1200 feet west of Marion Road, 2,000 feet North of Perry Street in the town of Middleboro, MA.
Latitude: 41 degrees 50 minutes 23.0 seconds N
UTM Zone: UTM Easting: UTM Northing:
Photograph #: 49146
Description Category: Full pedon description
Pedon Category: Typical pedon for series
Slope Characteristics Information
Elevation: 70.0 feet
Water Table Information
Moisture Regime: Udic moisture regime
Landuse: Forest land not grazed
Parent Material: Slightly weathered glacial till from mixed-igneous-metamorphic & sedimentary
Described by: T. Peragallo
Notes: Sunny - 60's; vegetation species include red maple, white pine, highbush blueberry, cinnamom fern, sphagnum moss.
Oi-- 1 to 0 inches; fibric material; abrupt smooth boundary.
Oe-- 0 to 2 inches; dark reddish brown (5YR 2/2) partially decomposed organic matter; weak coarse granular structure; very friable; 4.5 LaMotte-Morgan; abrupt smooth boundary.
A-- 2 to 10 inches; very dark gray (10YR 3/1) fine sandy loam; common coarse faint dark gray (10YR 4/1) mottles; weak medium granular structure; very friable; common fine and medium roots; 4.8 LaMotte-Morgan; abrupt smooth boundary. in the lower part of a horizon
Bg--10 to 20 inches; light brownish gray (2.5Y 6/2) sandy loam; few medium faint light reddish brown (2.5YR 6/4) mottles; massive; friable; 5.4 LaMotte-Morgan; abrupt wavy boundary. textures in B & C horizons vary from loamy to loamy sand throughout this map unit
Cd1--20 to 32 inches; light olive gray (5Y 6/2) fine sandy loam; few medium prominent yellowish brown (10YR 5/4) mottles; massive; firm; 5.6 LaMotte-Morgan; gradual wavy boundary. textures in B & C horizons vary from loamy to loamy sand throughout this map unit
Cd2--32 to 42 inches; light olive gray (5Y 6/2) sandy loam; few medium prominent yellowish brown (10YR 5/6) mottles; massive; firm; 5.6 LaMotte-Morgan; 15 percent subangular mixed gravel and 5 percent subangular mixed cobbles. Cd2 has lenses of ls